By Juri Dagio | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: How do you cope with stress?

Kaede Fukuda
Age: 23
Hometown: Hyogo, Japan
Major: Liberal Arts

 “I listen to classical music. I also take long showers.”

Suzune Okada
Age: 20
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Hospitality and Tourism

 “Well, when I stress, I sleep. It helps you forget about the bad things.”



Kenneth Lee
Age: 29
Hometown: Aiea, Hawai’i  
Job Title/Major: Restaurateur/Temporary Culinary Student

 “I face it. It gets easier every time. You might be tempted to relieve stress through drugs or drinking, don’t give in to it. When you do something hard, it makes you stronger in a way.”

Kamuela Soo
Age: 25
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Paralegal

 “I eat. I guess, I try to forget about whatever is stressing me out by also watching television or any sort of media that can be a distraction.”

Jun Zhu
Age: 23
Hometown: Guangzhou, China
Major: Undecided

“Watching some TV programs, and definitely social media.”